Millennium Memory Bank

Washington, Sunderland

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    Washington, Sunderland, County Durham: OS Grid Reference(431500,557500)

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    Jones, Virtue (female, interviewer)

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    Brennan, Dennis (b.1940/02/28, male, BT operator)

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    Dennis remembers his involvement as a young draughtsman with the design of an improved crane for a small shipyard on the Tyne in 1961. He paints a vivid picture of the hive of activity on the river at that time.

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